• Tempe Weekend Itinerary, Westin Tempe

    Tempe Weekend Itinerary: Everything You Must Do in Tempe, AZ

    February 10, 2022

    Thriving arts community. Unlimited outdoor adventures. A foodie’s paradise. Tempe is so much more than a college town! After experiencing Tempe over the years, here is my Tempe Weekend Itinerary and everything that you must do while in Tempe, AZ. *Sponsored: Thank you to the Tempe Tourism Office for sponsoring this blog post! About Tempe,…

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  • Snow Day Tips for Mount Lemmon, AZ

    February 1, 2021

    Any Tucsonan will tell you that the biggest highlight of the winter season is when a snow storm hits Mount Lemmon! Today, 35 inches of snow were recorded at the base of the Mt. Lemmon Ski Resort– which means the perfect adventure for a snow day! Snow days are not to be missed, so plan…

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    Celebratory Picnic!

    July 3, 2020

    Last weekend, Alex and I finally finished our backyard so we decided to have a celebratory picnic on our new turf! I will share more backyard details later, but as a brief summary we’re happy it’s complete. We researched several landscapers in town and found someone who fit our budget and could start immediately. Even…

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  • Plan Your Virtual Tucson Happy Hour

    Plan Your Virtual Tucson Happy Hour

    March 28, 2020

    With everyone looking for a way to support the Tucson community, I am here to help you plan your virtual Tucson happy hour! Some of my best friends and I started our virtual happy hours a few years ago as a way to feel engaged with each other. In person, we would drink wine and…

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  • The Phoenician: A Culinary Experience

    August 30, 2019

    Quality is consistent among the eateries at The Phoenician: A Luxury Resort. From the crafted cocktails at The Phoenician Tavern to the 8oz filet at Jean-Georges Vongerichten concept, I was never disappointed with the food at the AAA Five-Diamond resort! Below, I listed my top recommendations and provided additional insight on each restaurant J&G Steakhouse…

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  • Summer Checklist Featuring V8+HYDRATE

    June 25, 2019

    We’re officially in the first week of summer! Since I live in Tucson, our “summer” temperatures started a bit sooner so I was able to create a pool checklist. Anytime I go to the pool in the 100+ degree weather, it’s usually a process. I need to make sure I’m properly equipped with all of…

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  • Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain: A Culinary Experience

    January 30, 2019

    The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain is a desert luxury experience nestled into the historical foothills of the Tortolita Mountains, where the Hohokam tribe resided until 1450 AD. Alex and I thoroughly enjoyed our sponsored stay with the Ritz-Carlton. It was a weekend getaway filled with a divine culinary experience and plenty of relaxation. As someone who…

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  • Gingerbread House Dining Experience at the Ritz-Carlton Dove Mountain

    December 28, 2017

    To get into the holiday spirit, Alex and I dined in the Ritz-Carlton’s adobe-styled gingerbread house! Having dinner inside the life-sized gingerbread house was a magical experience two days before Christmas. After driving through the cacti lit with twinkling lights, we arrived at the resort and were graciously welcomed by several congenial staff. We spotted…

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  • Wedding Season in New York

    August 4, 2017

    Generally speaking, wedding season falls between Spring and Fall. Finding the perfect wedding attire can present a challenge depending on the formality of the wedding but when in doubt, go with a high-quality fabric that has an a-line cut. A nice fabric never fails, and an a-line cut is flattering on everyone. Ted Baker Sunglasses…

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